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A&M-Commerce
6:39 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Lions win big at Kingsville

A&M-Commerce's seniors pose with the Chennault Cup following the 41-28 victory over A&M-Kingsville.
lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce roared out to a commanding 41-7 lead early in the second half behind big plays on all facets of the game, notching its first Lone Star Conference victory of the season with a 41-28 win at rival A&M-Kingsville. The Lions retain the Chennault Cup with their second-straight victory over the Javelinas, notching their first road victory in the state of Texas since 2006.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Tue October 8, 2013

A&M-C honors 'War & Memory'

Dr. Eric Gruver
TAMU-C

Dr. Eric Gruver, director of the "War & Memory" project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, says many Northeast Texas veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Cold War have shared the memory of their experience for the oral-history endeavor.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Commerce's Ballotti: Housing up, Tipitina's coming

Dr. John Ballotti
TAMU-C

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti discusses a mini-housing boom in Commerce, and plans for new music-oriented enterprise that will be located in the old A.L. Day Elementary School building on the east side of Commerce.  Information here on Tipitina's.

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Blacklands Cafe
12:20 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Cottage-food law changes create opportunties, risks

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Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says the state legislature has changed the "cottage-food" law pertaining to food prepared in the home for sale on the market.  The new law reduces restrictions in some ways, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also potentially creating some risk for consumers, Cole tells KETR's "Blacklands Cafe."

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Commerce
10:34 am
Wed October 2, 2013

New portrait honors legacy of Ivory Moore, Sr.

Ivory Moore addresses the crowd at the unveiling of his new portrait that hangs on the second floor of the McDowell Administration Building on the A&M-Commerce Campus.
Marketing Communications

On Saturday, September 28, 2013, Texas A&M University-Commerce unveiled the portrait of Ivory Moore, Sr., now showcased on the second floor of the McDowell Administration Building.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:05 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Bob Brown's Book Club tackles 'Daring Greatly'

Bob Brown
TAMU-C

The Vice President of Business and Administration at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Bob Brown, hosts a regular book club for University faculty, staff and students.  The current book they're studying is "Daring Greatly" by Dr. Brene Brown, currently #21 on amazon.com.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:50 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Dr. Dale takes the pulse of the economy

Dr. Dale Funderburk
TAMU-C

Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor (and interim dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship) Dr. Dale Funderburk visits with us on the debt ceiling, quantitative easing and other factors affecting the U.S. economy.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

How about a 'forever phone?'

Rick Miller
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce Training and Development instructor Rick Miller discusses a bold new vision for the cell phone.

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A&M-Commerce
9:43 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Lions dominate Sul Ross State, 51-6

A&M-Commerce players and fans join in the alma mater after the Lions' 51-6 victory over Sul Ross State at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7.
Mark Haslett

The Lions didn’t just win. They sent the Lobos yelping back to West Texas like scalded pups.

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JMD's Blog
10:55 am
Fri September 6, 2013

The five (or six) greatest Lions

Arthur James, ETSU runningback from '66-'69.
ntxe-news.com

Observers of East Texas State/A&M-Commerce football over the past 20 years or so can be excused for not appreciating the rich tradition of the program – a lot of losing seasons, no playoff appearances, let alone post-season victories.  But it was not always thus.

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The President's Perspective
8:52 am
Thu September 5, 2013

'Higher Ed fared well, outside of TRBs,' says Jones

Dr. Jones stands in a church significant to the start of the civil rights movement alongside Dr. Lavelle Hendricks and Mr. Derryle Peace in the spring of 2013.
TAMU-Commerce Photo

The ability to build new academic buildings using Tuition Revenue Bonds, widely seen as a done deal by local lawmakers, didn't happen in the regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature. Or in the special session that followed. Or the second one. Or the third.

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A&M-Commerce
4:57 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Rollison to start at QB for Lions

Tyrik Rollison
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel has stated his intention to start former Sulphur Springs High School standout Tyrik Rollison at quarterback against Sul Ross State on Sept. 7.

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The President's Perspective
11:59 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Looking back on '12-'13, ahead to '13-'14

Dr. Mary Hendrix is the guest for today's program
Texas A&M University-Commerce

"We've really set as our goal to be the University that cares," says Dr. Mary Hendrix, Vice President for Student Access and Success at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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A&M-Commerce
7:38 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Lion logo creates buzz worthy of a king

Memorial Stadium at Texas A&M University-Commerce has a midfield logo that's attracted national attention.
lionathletics.com

The new turf at Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Memorial Stadium has a logo that stretches from 25-yard line to 25-yard line. The reaction has spread even further.

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War and Memory
1:00 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Black soldiers drove 'Red Ball' to victory

Sometimes the servicemen themselves did the loading and unloading, though German prisoners often performed the task.
defense.gov

Many African-American soldiers who wanted combat duty in World War II were denied that role. But the role they were given proved invaluable.

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